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11
Feb

Cliche headline about students being the real losers

Although there was a glimmer of hope in early February, the smart money is now on the St. FX faculty strike lasting through Spring Break, with a return to class on March 4, effectively morphing what was supposed to be a 12-week term into eight weeks.

Following the Acadia faculty strike of 2007 — which lasted for 22 days — students were compensated $275, less than

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11
Feb
The low roads of St. FX

The low roads of St. FX

St. FX French prof Edward Langille, as you might have heard, isn’t the most popular fellow on campus these days, what with his refusal to join his white collar comrades on the picket lines.
Eddie did the media rounds at the beginning of the strike, insisting that his “contract with students” trumps any allegiance to his fellow unionistas.

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28
Jan
The Pictou County principal shuffle

The Pictou County principal shuffle

Though the website of Highland Consolidated Middle School in Pictou County still displays a principal’s message from Angela Mac-Leod, Chignecto-Central Regional School Board spokesthingy Debbie Buott-Matheson confirms a source’s tip that Angela was shuffled out in early January.

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28
Jan
Move along, nothing to see here...

Move along, nothing to see here...

New Glasgow Mayor Barrie MacMillan doesn’t want to speak to Frank Magazine about the New Glasgow Police Service’s conduct during what I’ve taken to calling the Paul Cameron Affair. Neither does N.G. Police Chief Delaney Chisholm. Can’t say I blame them. I wouldn’t want to talk about it either. 

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28
Jan

Partner Paul V. lands in the clear

The New Glasgow Police Service has decided not to pursue obstruction of justice charges against Stellarton Police Service Const. Paul Veenhuis, despite that officer’s own admission he lied while giving them a sworn witness statement in the Paul Cameron case.

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